In what has become an annual tradition, volunteers join Paul Monti, whose son died while serving in Afghanistan, to plant flags at each gravestone at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
A top African Union official on Friday called for a transition period in Libya that would lead to democratic elections. It was the first statement by the AU, who had opposed foreign intervention in Libya, and served as a rare rebuke to Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
Meantime, France declared Libya’s airspace “under control” after NATO agreed to take command of the no fly zone in a compromise that appeared to set up dual command centers and possibly new confusion. Coalition warplanes also struck Gadhafi’s forces outside the strategic eastern gateway city of Ajdabiya. Kevin Connolly the BBC brings us the latest.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.